The 100 Largest Companies In Michigan For 2022

By Chris Kolmar - Jun. 7, 2021

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If you live in Michigan and you’re looking for a job, you have come to the right place.

Because, sure, you can google things like ‘biggest companies in Michigan’ and get a fairly long list of companies with a lot of employees, or perhaps that have the biggest names — but here, we bring you the companies with the most current employees that are actually headquartered in Michigan.

Below, we’ll give you a complete list of Michigan’s 100 largest companies, but first, here’s a look at the top 10:

  1. Ford Motor Company (Jobs)

  2. General Motors (Jobs)

  3. Lear (Jobs)

  4. Whirlpool (Jobs)

  5. Meijer (Jobs)

  6. The Dow Chemical Company (Jobs)

  7. Key Safety Systems (Jobs)

  8. Federal-Mogul (Jobs)

  9. Kellogg’s (Jobs)

  10. Cooper-Standard Automotive (Jobs)

Ford Motor Company comes in at the top, with more current employees than any other company in the state. We’ll get to specifics in a moment; first, here’s a look at our methodology.

How we identified the biggest companies in Michigan

Here at Zippia we have developed a database of over 250,000 companies that spans the entire country.

For this report, we looked at the companies headquartered in Michigan with at least 100 employees. That left us with 1,043 companies.

We then ranked each company from most to least current employees to determine the biggest companies in Michigan.

As it turns out, Ford Motor Company looks to the be the biggest company in Michigan clocking in with 199,000 employees.

Now, check out how the 100 biggest companies in Michigan ranked.

Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In Michigan

Rank Company City Employees Jobs
1 Ford Motor Company Dearborn 199,000 Jobs
2 General Motors Detroit 173,000 Jobs
3 Lear Southfield 165,000 Jobs
4 Whirlpool Benton Harbor 92,000 Jobs
5 Meijer Grand Rapids 77,000 Jobs
6 The Dow Chemical Company Midland 54,000 Jobs
7 Key Safety Systems Auburn Hills 50,000 Jobs
8 Federal-Mogul Southfield 48,600 Jobs
9 Kellogg’s Battle Creek 32,944 Jobs
10 Cooper-Standard Automotive Novi 32,000 Jobs
11 Spectrum Health Hospitals Grand Rapids 30,000 Jobs
12 BorgWarner Auburn Hills 29,000 Jobs
13 Professional Educational Services Group Caledonia 28,740 Jobs
14 Con-way Ann Arbor 27,900 Jobs
15 McLaren Health Care Grand Blanc 26,000 Jobs
16 Domino’s Pizza Ann Arbor 26,000 Jobs
17 Penske Automotive Group Bloomfield Hills 25,000 Jobs
18 American Axle Manufacturing, Detroit 25,000 Jobs
19 Ilitch Holdings Detroit 23,000 Jobs
20 MANN+Hummel Portage 20,535 Jobs
21 Mindtree Warren 20,204 Jobs
22 American Mitsuba Mount Pleasant 19,555 Jobs
23 Stryker Kalamazoo 19,232 Jobs
24 Gordon Food Service Grand Rapids 19,000 Jobs
25 Hanson Logistics Saint Joseph 19,000 Jobs
26 Cape Industries Warren 18,000 Jobs
27 St. John Providence Warren 17,806 Jobs
28 Maytag Benton Harbor 17,800 Jobs
29 Guardian Industries Auburn Hills 17,000 Jobs
30 AEES Farmington Hills 17,000 Jobs
31 Amway Ada 17,000 Jobs
32 Henry Ford Health System Detroit 17,000 Jobs
33 Learning Care Group Novi 17,000 Jobs
34 Michigan State University East Lansing 16,949 Jobs
35 KitchenAid Benton Harbor 16,700 Jobs
36 Marcus Hamburgers Detroit 15,700 Jobs
37 Michigan State Police Lansing 15,477 Jobs
38 Dart Container Mason 15,000 Jobs
39 Robert Bosch Farmington Hills 14,396 Jobs
40 Alticor Ada 14,000 Jobs
41 Dura Automotive Systems Auburn Hills 13,580 Jobs
42 Steelcase Grand Rapids 12,650 Jobs
43 Denso International America Southfield 12,000 Jobs
44 Detroit Receiving Hospital Detroit 12,000 Jobs
45 SpartanNash Grand Rapids 11,950 Jobs
46 Gentherm Northville 11,685 Jobs
47 Inteva Products Troy 11,500 Jobs
48 HCL Global Systems Farmington Hills 11,000 Jobs
49 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Detroit 10,880 Jobs
50 DTE Energy Detroit 10,600 Jobs
51 Visteon Wayne 10,000 Jobs
52 Nexteer Automotive Saginaw 10,000 Jobs
53 Quicken Loans Detroit 10,000 Jobs
54 Eberspacher Novi 9,862 Jobs
55 Universal Forest Products Grand Rapids 9,300 Jobs
56 Beaumont Health Troy 9,200 Jobs
57 La-Z-Boy Monroe 8,950 Jobs
58 Bronson Healthcare Group Kalamazoo 8,910 Jobs
59 Meritor Troy 8,200 Jobs
60 Ally Financial Detroit 8,200 Jobs
61 Holland Holland 8,000 Jobs
62 Brose North America Auburn Hills 8,000 Jobs
63 Acument Global Technologies Sterling Heights 7,970 Jobs
64 CMS Energy Jackson 7,887 Jobs
65 Kelly Services Troy 7,800 Jobs
66 Tower International Livonia 7,600 Jobs
67 Herman Miller Zeeland 7,478 Jobs
68 Consumers Energy Jackson 7,308 Jobs
69 Lineage Logistics Novi 7,200 Jobs
70 Irvin Products Pontiac 7,000 Jobs
71 Henniges Automotive Auburn Hills 7,000 Jobs
72 Munson Healthcare Traverse City 6,966 Jobs
73 Maxion Wheels Northville 6,400 Jobs
74 Universal Logistics Holdings Warren 6,275 Jobs
75 Western Michigan University Kalamazoo 6,250 Jobs
76 Magna Mirrors of America Kentwood 6,000 Jobs
77 Little Caesars Detroit 6,000 Jobs
78 Tecumseh Products Ann Arbor 5,800 Jobs
79 Dialog Direct Highland Park 5,700 Jobs
80 Central Michigan University Mount Pleasant 5,500 Jobs
81 Childtime Childcare Novi 5,500 Jobs
82 Gentex Zeeland 5,315 Jobs
83 Toyoda Gosei Co Troy 5,292 Jobs
84 Sparrow Health System Lansing 5,260 Jobs
85 Auto-Owners Insurance Lansing 5,227 Jobs
86 BELFOR USA Group Birmingham 5,084 Jobs
87 MidMichigan Health Midland 5,050 Jobs
88 Champion Enterprises Troy 5,000 Jobs
89 Light Grand Haven 5,000 Jobs
90 Champion Homes Auburn Hills 5,000 Jobs
91 Absopure Water Company Plymouth 4,519 Jobs
92 Dayco Troy 4,500 Jobs
93 MNP Utica 4,500 Jobs
94 Oakland University Rochester 4,500 Jobs
95 Acro Service Livonia 4,500 Jobs
96 National Heritage Academies Grand Rapids 4,500 Jobs
97 Percepta Dearborn 4,450 Jobs
98 Horizon Global Plymouth 4,250 Jobs
99 Labelle Management Mount Pleasant 4,200 Jobs
100 Stoneridge Novi 4,200 Jobs

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Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar is a co-founder of Zippia and the editor-in-chief of the Zippia career advice blog. He has hired over 50 people in his career, been hired five times, and wants to help you land your next job. His research has been featured on the New York Times, Thrillist, VOX, The Atlantic, and a host of local news. More recently, he's been quoted on USA Today, BusinessInsider, and CNBC.

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